Concurrency - ramp up your skills

Posted by scooletz on October 28, 2016 · 2 mins read

Yesterday, I gave my Extreme Concurrency talk at rg-dev user group. After the talk I had some really interesting discussions and was asked to provide some resources in the low level concurrency I was talking about. So here’s the list of books, talks and blog posts that can help you to ramp up your skills

Videos:

  1. [C++] Herb Sutter “atomic Weapons” - it’s about C++ but covers memory models in a way, that’s easy to follow and learn how it works

    1. Part 1

    2. Part 2

MSDN:

  1. .NET Volatile class - it has a good description of what half-barriers are and properly shows two counterparts Read & Write methods
  2. .NET Interlocked class - the other class with a good description providing methods that are executed atomically. Basically, these methods are JITted as single assembler operations.

Code:

  1. RampUp - a project of mine :)
  2. [JAVA] Aeron - the messaging library

Books:

  1. Concurrent programming on Windows by Joe Duffy - this is a hard book to go through. It’s demanding and requires a lot of effort but is the best book if you want to really understand this topic

Blogs:

  1. Volatile reads and writes by Joe Duffy
  2. Sayonara volatile by Joe Duffy
  3. Atomicity, volatility and immutability are different by Eric Lippert - that’s the last part of this series

  4. [JAVA] Psychosomatic, lobotomy, saw - the name is strange but you won’t find here disturbing videos. What you’ll find though, is a deep-dive into memory models.

My tools



[PL] Master of Aggregates
[PL] Master of Aggregates
[ENG] My free e-book
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